Ajwain powder derives from ajwain seeds. These seeds are also known as bishop’s weed, which is an uncommon spice that’s found in certain areas of Asia. These tiny fruit pods is aromatic, has a slightly bitter and pungent taste, similar to thyme, only stronger. A tiny amount of raw ajwain seeds will over powder the flavor of a dish. In Indian cuisines, ajwain seeds are used wither dry roasted or friend in ghee or oil, which has a subtle aroma. These seeds are also commonly used for parathas, roti, and namkeen.
Also available in ajwain seeds.